Joint Communique on Equality Provisions in draft Kenyan Constitution

Friday, 29 January, 2010

The Equal Rights Trust (ERT) joined the Kenyan Human Rights Commission (KHRC) and the Federation of Women Lawyers Kenya (FIDA) to issue a statement calling on Kenya’s parliamentarians to put the rights to equality and non-discrimination at the heart of the country’s new Constitution. The three organisations issued a joint communiqué amid fears that the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) appointed to resolve controversial issues in the draft Constitution might remove or amend key equality provisions in the search for compromise.

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